Meet our Providers

Our staff are fully licensed and have a commitment to continuing their professional development for up-to-date research and treatment methods.

Temperance Johnson,
PhD, LSSP

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and also maintains her license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She holds a doctoral degree in Psychology from Walden University. Dr. Johnson worked as a Clinical Psychologist at the University of Texas at El Paso, providing therapy and served as their Assessment Supervisor for UTEP’s APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship Consortium (EPPIC). She is the Owner of WellMind, PLLC, and is employed full time by the US Department of Defense providing psychotherapy for active duty service members stationed at Ft. Bliss. In addition, Dr. Johnson serves as an adjunct professor for UTEP teaching psychological assessment.

Dr. Johnson is often sought after for her autism evaluations and trauma treatment. She focuses her professional development on PTSD, dissociative disorders, and attachment issues. She advocates a practice of mindfulness meditation and is trained in clinical hypnosis.  Dr. Johnson is Certified in EMDR (eye-movement desensitization reprocessing) by the EMDRIA Board and is an Approved Consultant.

In addition to her counseling and assessment experience, Dr. Johnson presents on the topics of sexual assault, PTSD, dissociation, autism, and psychological assessment. 

Dulce Senclair, rn, bsn

Doctoral Intern as a Mental Health Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Dulce Senclair is a Registered Nurse with eleven years of experience. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to become a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner. Dulce has received training in assessments, evaluations and treatment for psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD and substance use disorders. She has served the adult, child and adolescent populations in acute care setting and outpatient setting.  She has also received training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) in addition to motivational interviewing for substance use disorders. Dulce hopes to help restore the lives of those who have been affected by adverse psychological experiences. 

Kathy Giovas, LCSW-S

Clinical Social Worker

Katherine Giovas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice and is bilingual in both English and Spanish. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at El Paso. She has over ten years of experience and knowledge in providing direct care to individuals in the areas of traumatic experiences. She provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families. She is fully trained and certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Response (EMDR) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She also has five years of experience as a Medical Social Worker serving various populations, including geriatric patients suffering from chronic illness, children 0-18, and adults. Mrs. Giovas currently works as a licensed therapist for the US Department of Veterans Affairs and as an Adjunct Professor in the Social Work Department at University of Texas at El Paso.

Mrs. Giovas enjoys couples counseling and family therapy. She uses the Gottman Method of Relationship Therapy along with other modalities to fit the couples needs. Her approach is direct yet compassionate. 

elizabeth Bambi Depew,
lcsw

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Bambi Depew is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Dependency Counselor. She specializes in the treatment of mood disorders, trauma, substance use, and dual diagnoses. Bambi is trained and working on her next level of certification for EMDR therapy. She uses an eclectic approach depending on her patient’s needs and interests. 

Bambi also works with the Department of Defense helping soldiers in their recovery from substance use and trauma. Her experience and knowledge is reputable in the community as she serves as a supervisor for other clinical social workers. 

Whether you are suffering from a recent traumatic event, needing coping skills, having difficulty with substance use, experience depressed mood and/or anxiety, or suffer from a dissociative disorder; Bambi is fully committed to assisting you in your growth and recovery.  

ann boden,
lpc

Licensed Professional Counselor

Ann Boden is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has been providing individual and group counseling services to adolescents, adults, and families at both the inpatient and outpatient levels for over ten years. She earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University with a dual focus on childhood development and substance use.

Ann works well with all ages and has a way with working with teens and young adults. She believes that true change comes through establishing relationships and building trust, and engages in evidence-informed therapeutic services to assist families and individuals in meeting their treatment goals. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Experiential Therapy.  Ann uses a solution-focused, positive, and non-judgmental whole-person approach to overcoming challenges and addressing individual needs. She provides a welcoming and interactive environment that promotes comfort and connection for her clients. 

Ann’s areas of training and expertise include: Substance Abuse/Dependence, Adolescent Needs, Phase of Life Problems, Trauma, Anxiety, Stress Management, Family Conflict/Divorce/ Relocation, Military/VA/Dependent Needs.